With expertise across leasing, construction, retail shop lease regulation compliance, and tenant litigation, our lawyers assist property owners and managers to navigate the risks and challenges associated with live site redevelopment and renovation projects, from early conception to the grand reopening. Our lawyers form project teams, bringing together distinct areas of expertise required across the life of an asset repositioning project. Our project experience allows strategic decisions to be made at an early stage to identify, manage and mitigate likely risk and negotiate timely outcomes with existing tenants.
Advising LaSalle Investment Management on the major repositioning and pre-leasing of this tenanted retail shopping centre positioned above the Fortitude Valley Railway Station in Brisbane, including advising on agreements for lease of the refurbished centre from an early stage, lessor disclosure statements for construction works, lease termination and relocations, Retail Shop Leases Act compliance, compensation claims and tenant management through to completion of the project.
Advising Marquette Investment Managers on drafting and negotiating multiple construction contracts for the redevelopment works and fit out of new tenancies at 288 Edward Street, Brisbane, a 28-storey CBD office tower, and 130 Queen Street, Brisbane, a four-storey retail building, plus advising on the management of tenants continuing to trade whilst the works are undertaken.
Acting in the redevelopment and leasing and associated asset management work for 293 Queen Street, a $52 million seven-storey office building in Brisbane’s Golden Triangle, including drafting, negotiating, and advising on multiple construction contracts for redevelopment works.
Acting in the redevelopment and leasing and associated asset management work for 307 Queen Street, a $150 million 26-storey office tower in the Brisbane CBD, including surrender and repositioning of leases for Bank of China, Heritage Bank, Palladium Group and Corporate Travel Management, plus drafting, negotiating, and advising on multiple construction contracts for redevelopment works.
Advising KPAT Property on the $40 million mixed-use redevelopment of The Glad Hotel in Toowoomba incorporating 240 serviced Oaks apartments, tavern, conference facilities, 1,000m2 retail strip and 300 space carpark, as well as the $25 million construction contract.
Advising on this $60 million 160-room plus 1,000m2 retail mixed-use hotel redevelopment at the Sunshine Coast, including all aspects of the development agreement, due diligence, financing, and hotel management agreements.
‘They can see the big picture across the investment fund life cycle and always consider the financial parameters.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘McMahon Clarke is highly responsive with deep knowledge and experience in investment funds, and they are very commercial and practical at the same time.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘They are respected in the funds management industry and are pioneers in managed investment schemes.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘They looked at the bigger picture and the end result rather than point-scoring on items that were not critical to the outcome.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
We are ranked as leaders in our focus industry sectors – funds management and real estate
‘Our overall impression is that they are a great firm that provides good advice in a timely manner.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia for Corporate Law
‘I am extremely happy ... they are fantastic and I cannot speak highly enough of them.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Associate Siobhan Luck is named as 'One to Watch' in Litigation by Best Lawyers in Australia
‘Excellent understanding of the laws relating to funds management and policy documents. Commercial and practical advice.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Partner Emma Donaghue is named in Best Lawyers in Australia for Banking and Finance Law
Partner Sean McMahon is named Lawyer of the Year for Investment Funds and Funds Management in Best Lawyers in Australia
Recognised for Real Property Law in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘They see the big picture across all real estate sectors, including commercial, industrial, and residential, as well as alternative asset classes.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘They have been very effective in partnering with us ... their service is first class and they make you feel they are an extension of your own team.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘McMahon Clarke’s team punches above its weight. It is a boutique funds practice which is very good at property funds and fund restructuring work.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘They have a unique understanding of the legal and strategic issues involved in the acquisition, development, management, and disposal of properties by developers and managers.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide